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Nov 7, 2009 9:00am EST
area. baltimore is one of the top 10 best places in america to land a job. >> this man has been out of a job for 16 months and describes the job search process. >> without the necessary skills at my age, it is rather difficult for someone to give me an opportunity. >> friday, that opportunity finally came as he was able to land a job helping to baltimore city plus $66 million project for public housing improvements, a major sign that mayor dixon says the job market in the greater baltimore area is improving every day. >> this effort today he will create 92 jobs, will retrain individuals and assess them in the long term in the construction field. >> it seems baltimore is gaining national spotlight when it comes to jobs. the unemployment rate in september was 7.2%. that is well below the national rate. baltimore he ranked three as one of the best cities in the u.s. to find a job with only a d.c. and kansas city ahead of it. state labor officials say that is on the monetary >> we have an economy that has a great deal of federal contracting with their proximity to washington. we are in
Nov 7, 2009 5:00am EST
america and going over to the western caribbean. a tropical storm. sunshine today. 57-62. quite a bit warmer than yesterday. 68 degrees for the high tomorrow. 70 on monday. in the 60's for the rest of the week. a small chance for a shower on tuesday and on friday. >> most of us philip our car with gas. it can quickly ignite -- uill up our car with gas. it can quickly ignite. -- fill up our car with gas. it can quickly ignite. >> this comment pumps gas and get back into her car. when she touches the nozzle, static electricity ignites the fuel. this man tries to fill up a gas can without removing it from the truck. a man here is on his cell phone and starts to pump gas. you can see the result. a man pumping gas was killed. fire investigators have not determined the cause of that deadly fire. >> there was a melted piece of plastic. that was seized as evidence. it will be analyzed to see if it was a gas container. >> right now, we do not know the cause. >> right now, we still do not know the cause. >> some things can keep you safe when filling up your car with gas. the most important thin
Nov 21, 2009 9:00am EST
council president, a number of state and local officials gathered for the announcement that port america is starting a 50-year contract to operate baltimore's marine terminal. >> this partnership opportunity. >> this new contract will bring in 5700 new direct, indirect, and new jobs to the port. >> this will mean 3000 construction jobs and 2700 jobs to handle increased container business. >> the governor points out that this is not a sale of the port but a partnership. ports america will be responsible for running the daily operations of the terminal as well as investing in numbers -- millions of dollars in infrastructure and a construction of a new 50 foot- birth. this is only the second port on the east coast to except the largest of ships. that will come in handy very soon. >> 2014, the panama canal, we will be water. -- will be larger. we can create more jobs as a result. >> coming up, this weekend's new movies. >> learn why doctors are more convinced that even small amounts of alcohol might increase your risk for breast cancer. >> the storm is down south and we will have to deal wit
Nov 14, 2009 6:00am EST
of american say the number one concern in communities across america is peer pressure. and as parents with their top concerns were. they said peer pressure. it reminds kids and parents about putting kids in an environment where they are exposed to a lot of different opportunities where they can meet friends and determine who is going to be the most supportive. >> building a solid relationship with teachers is most important. >> i think that role is very much important where you are working with the teacher and encouraging your child to have conversations about own achievement. instead of jumping in right away and missing homer assignments. allow your child to step up and take action first. >> do you think the schools using e-mail and computers to communicate with teachers encourage is that more? >> i think it does. i like attitude of going right there in person to the teacher to talk about how they are doing. >> getting edge in class and staying there is very much on the minds of people. >> the go from an elementary school where you have one teacher and one step and all of the assignm
Nov 14, 2009 9:00am EST
to learn. they want to bring the best out. >> there is hope because the best schools in america are very good and the students grow and become young adults rather than children. >> they will discuss this on " meet the press" sunday. >> you can get your exotic pet questions ready. >> there is an increasing need for the h1n1 flu vaccination. >> the hurricane turned into a more easter and we are still dealing with it. it has not been -- it is not as it has not been -- it is not as bad as it has ♪ spread a little something' to remember ♪ ♪ spread a little joy and see ♪ ♪ need a little happiness to be ♪ ♪ living the life with me... ♪ >>, now your insta-weather forecast. >> this is the satellite picture. the storm is still offshore and the rain is going to new england. we are beginning to seek more influence in the stuff coming in from the west. there is a batch of showers moving west to east towards the city we still have a lot of breaks and the clouds. it is hard to see on the satellite picture but it is there. we will see these clouds fin a bit during the day and tomorrow, t
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